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Face-to-Face: How Houston Grand Opera is putting community issues in the spotlight

Business Journal 20 Mar 2023
The Houston Grand Opera's locally written and composed piece, "Another City," was an effort to address homelessness ... .

Ulysses Owens: Bringing the world to Jacksonville through the power of mentorship

The Florida Times Union 19 Mar 2023
“A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you than you see in yourself and helps bring it out of you.”. — Bob Proctor. Three incredible mentors have changed the path of my life ... Following graduation, he toured the world, winning a Grammy and Tony Award for his role in the Houston Opera’s production of “Porgy and Bess.” ... .

The Dallas Opera Announces 2023/2024 Season featuring World Premiere of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

The Galveston Daily News 16 Mar 2023
"Our commitment to bringing world-class opera to audiences, wherever they may be, is as strong as ever ... Opera legend Donnie Ray Albert returns to The Dallas Opera as Lord Capulet in this new-to-Dallas co-production with Houston Grand Opera and The Atlanta Opera ... Family Opera ... Family Opera ... Co-production with Houston Grand Opera and The Atlanta Opera.

The Top 5 Luxury Hotels in Houston, Texas

New York Observer 10 Mar 2023
Houston city skyline, Houston, USA ... Houston is an epicenter for the arts and sciences—the city in the Lone Star State will welcome you with endless events and activities ... Experience the energy of a Houston Texans football game at NRG Stadium, which is not far from the family-friendly Houston Zoo ... Regis Houston ... Hotel Granduca Houston.

Best Bets: Bach, Carajita and a Tennessee Williams Ballet

Houston Press 09 Mar 2023
Homelessness is the subject of Houston Grand Opera’s latest world premiere set to debut on Thursday, March 9, at 7.30 p.m. Another City, a 75-minute, immersive one-act features a cast of 12 and is site-specific, being presented at Ecclesia Houston ... Photo by Claire McAdams (2022), Courtesy of Houston Ballet ... KEEP THE HOUSTON PRESS FREE...

Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Carmel’s I Cantori a victim of fraud

Monterey Herald 08 Mar 2023
Written as a memorial to his wife—the great mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson—the music is lush and romantic and will feature the Metropolitan Opera star baritone Joshua Hopkins ... In the U.S., he appears regularly at The Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, The Santa Fe Opera and Washington National Opera among others.

A free film of Lyric Opera’s ‘The Factotum’ is coming soon to YouTube

Chicago Tribune 08 Mar 2023
The show, which was commissioned by Lyric and the Houston Grand Opera, is centered on a Black barbershop on Chicago’s South Side ... .

HGO Explores The Homeless in Another City, A World Premiere

Houston Press 02 Mar 2023
In 2016, Houston Grand Opera issued a call for ideas for new operas and librettist Stephanie Fleischmann urged composer Jeremy Howard Beck to apply ... one about famed artist James Turrell and the way he works with light, the other an opera about the homeless ... Pulling together an opera takes time, of course, not aided by the height of the pandemic.

Audience Members From Far and Wide Seize Chance to See Shen Yun in Dallas

The Epoch Times 27 Feb 2023
Jan Greenberg, a retired army officer, drove four hours from Houston to Dallas after having missed it in both Houston and San Antonio ... 26 matinee at the Winspear Opera ...

Broadway concert marks start of Palm Beach temple's diamond jubilee

Palm Beach Daily News 20 Feb 2023
It will be performed by the temple's Cantor Meir Finkelstein and Musical Director Claudio Waisgluss, and soprano Alicia Gianni and bass-baritone Aidan Smerud, both of the Houston Grand Opera ... hits such as "Hamilton," "Les Miserables," and "Phantom of the Opera.".


Longview News-Journal 16 Feb 2023
The tour will begin in June in the cities of Houston and Dallas, will then go through Washington, Boston, and New York, among many others, and culminating in Florida with two grand performances in Miami and Orlando ... HOUSTON, TX ... WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE ... Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, ...

A4BGU Gourmet Kosher Extravaganza has rich 20-year history

Jewish Herald Voice 10 Feb 2023
The story of his visit was so compelling that I knew we had to make it the theme of our dinner that year and call it ‘Bernstein in Beer-Sheva.’ To make the evening extra special, we engaged Houston Symphony members, an internationally known opera singer and an internationally known cantor for an exclusive show.

Houston tribute a fundraiser for opera company

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 09 Feb 2023
A lineup of local performers are "off to Houston" for "Divas in the Rock. A Whitney Houston Tribute," a fundraiser for Opera in the Rock, 7.30 p.m ... The program will include some of Houston's top hits, among them, "I Will Always Love You," "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" and "The ...

Setting the stage: Broadway duo to give Arkansas Symphony Orchestra audience a song and dance

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 09 Feb 2023
Broadway veteran singer-dancers Joan Hess and Kirby Ward join the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and conductor Geoffrey Robson for "Dancing & Romancing," a Valentine's Day-centered pops concert pairing, 7.30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Little Rock's Robinson Center Performance Hall, 426 W ... Houston tribute a fundraiser for opera company] ... .

Calendar for Friday, Feb. 10

The Bryan Eagle 09 Feb 2023
Soprano Caitlin Aloia and pianist Evan Hines will be the featured artists for the Plass Music Series at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church (217 W. 26th St. in Bryan). An awarding winning musician, Aloia has sung with the Santa Fe Opera, the Houston Chamber Choir and at the Marlboro Music Festival ... FRIDAY. EVENTS ... in College Station.

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